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Counter-Terrorism: China Provides Military Aid to Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu The peoples Republic of China has supported Nigeria through the provision of military aid and have also deepened bilateral realations to boost the fight against terrorism. Voth countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a brief ceremony held at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters Abuja. The Minister of Defence,

Is counter-terrorism history repeating itself in Lake Chad Basin?

Chad’s retaliation against Boko Haram is unprecedented but hard lessons show that solutions must be holistic and sustainable. By Remadji Hoinathy On 23 March, Jama’atu Ahlis-Sunnah Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad (JAS) attacked an army position in Boma, a Chadian peninsula on the Lake Chad Basin. Ninety-eight Chadian soldiers were killed – the most ever in an attack.

Counter-terrorism: Buratai bags two awards in London

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai was on Monday confered with two awards at a conference organized by the Anti-terrorism Accreditation Board (ATAB) and Global Risk International United Kingdom. Col. Sagir Musa, the Army Director of Public Relations made this known In a statement

War on Terror: NAF graduates 51 Special Forces instructors

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated its second batch of locally trained Special Forces (SF) Instructors as part of efforts to build added capacity to address the current security challenges in the Country. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information made this known

Special Report: Ripples as Army redeploys battle-fatigued soldiers back to Boko Haram war

•Traumatized soldiers cry out for help •Allege favouritism over shielding of some soldiers from battle •Affected officers, soldiers should approach their Corps Commanders--DHQ Senator Iroegbu The latest decision by Nigerian Army to send about 388 soldiers most of whom were only rotated few months ago, back to the battlefront in the ongoing